Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office’


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff – Coroner About Us
Formed in 1850, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is the oldest and largest law enforcement agency in the county, with enforcement covering over 3,200 square miles. In addition to being the primary law enforcement agency for San Luis Obispo County, the Sheriff is responsible for coroner services, the county jail which houses over 500 inmates, the civil division, and special investigations units like the Gang Task Force, Special Problems Unit, Narcotics Unit, Records and Warrants, Sheriff & EMS dispatch facility, Search and Rescue, the Posse Unit, Aero Squadron and Dive Team.

The Mission of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is to protect all life and property and to provide service, security, and safety to the community, as directed by law and moral responsibility.
http://www.slosheriff.org/



Deputies arrest suspect in Shandon crime spree

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested on Friday the suspect in a crime spree that included several vehicle thefts and a home burglary in Shandon. [Cal Coast Times] On Thursday afternoon, Larry Charles Harvey, 27, allegedly started his crime... (Continue reading)

Shandon crime spree suspect escapes capture

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies failed to catch a suspect or suspects who committed a crime spree in Shandon on Thursday that included a home burglary and three auto thefts. [Cal Coast Times] The string of incidents began at... (Continue reading)

Do SLO County Jail visitation rules increase recidivism?

By KAREN VELIE One sunny day in September, Jazmine Paredes arrived 46 minutes early to the San Luis Obispo County Jail for a scheduled visit with her husband, but was turned away because she wasn’t 45 minutes early even though... (Continue reading)

$10,000 reward offered for missing Paso Robles woman

Anyone who can provide with authorities with information that leads to the location of a missing Paso Robles woman is now eligible to receive a reward of up to $10,000. [Cal Coast Times] Nancy Colleen Woodrum, 63, has now been... (Continue reading)

Robber sprays Atascadero restaurant worker with chemical

A robber allegedly entered an Atascadero restaurant Thursday morning and sprayed an employee in the face with an unknown chemical before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash. [Cal Coast Times] At about 9 a.m., the robber entered the Tastee-Freeze... (Continue reading)

Nipomo men accused of committing Santa Maria murder

A pair of brothers living in Nipomo are alleged to have committed a murder in Santa Maria early Saturday morning in which a 49-year-old man was shot and stabbed to death. One of the brothers, who is currently on the... (Continue reading)

SLO County inmate found dead, hanging from bedding

A 47-year-old inmate at the San Luis Obispo County Jail was found dead Saturday from an apparent suicide, according to the sheriff’s department. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before noon, a correctional deputy found Michael Wayne Nonella of Arroyo Grande hanging... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado does not have an illegal marijuana farm

Allegations that former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado was leasing his land to an illegal marijuana farm have been proven unfounded. [Cal Coast Times] A few weeks ago, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy noticed what appeared to be 30... (Continue reading)

Son of murdered Templeton man accuses investigators of harassment

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department is again focusing on Brian Greer as a person of interest in the brutal slaying of his 71-year-old father in 2009. [Cal Coast Times] For years, Brian Greer has been a vocal critic... (Continue reading)

More women accuse Paso Robles officer of sexual misconduct

Multiple women have accused a Paso Robles police sergeant of sexual misconduct, including rape, while on duty. [Cal Coast Times] Late last year, a Paso Robles woman called 911 to report that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend. Sgt.... (Continue reading)